The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Portsmouth region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 27 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.67% 4.10% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 4.17% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -
Software Developer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
176 120 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.12% 98.36% 91.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 70 64
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £261 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 14
Median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% +113.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £15.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.57 £57.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Portsmouth region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Portsmouth region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer across the Portsmouth region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Replication
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 3 (42.86%) XML Messaging
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 3 (42.86%) Code Coverage
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) MFC
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) PrimeFaces

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) GlassFish
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DVB
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) NetBeans
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) MFC
2 3 (42.86%) XML Messaging
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Java RMI
3 2 (28.57%) JavaFX
3 2 (28.57%) JPA
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) Servlets
3 2 (28.57%) Swing
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) XSL
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Code Coverage
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) SysML
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) XML Parsing
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Tcl
5 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) DO-178B
1 1 (14.29%) MISRA
1 1 (14.29%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Telerik